La Donna Del Lago

Opened 17 May 2013
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This impressive and enchanting opera is based on Sir Walter Scott's famous poem The Lady of the Lake and is set on the shores of Loch Katrine in the highlands. King James V is entranced when he meets a beautiful woman, Elena, in the Highlands. But he is dismayed to learn that she is the daughter of his enemy, Douglas. Elena, meanwhile, is in love, but not with James V or her fiance

Sung in Italian with English surtitles. Running time: 3hrs 20mins including one interval.


La donna del lago

By Editorial Staff
18 May 2013
In his biography of Rossini, Richard Osborne says of La donna del lago that it’s “ill-suited to larger houses, however grand the piece can be made to seem scenically.”  Read More

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